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Oil - A Beginner's Guide 2nd Edition

Vaclav Smil

In this fully revised and updated edition, world acclaimed scientist Vaclav Smil reveals everything there is to know about nature's most sought-after resource.

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Publisher: ONEWorld Publications
Publish Date: 01/09/2018
Pages: 224
ISBN-13: 9781786072863
ISBN-10: 1786072866
Language: English

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Oil is the lifeblood of the modern world. Without it, there would be no planes, no plastic, no exotic produce, and a global political landscape few would recognize. Humanity's dependence upon oil looks set to continue for decades to come, but what is it? Fully updated and packed with fascinating facts to fuel dinner party debate, Professor Vaclav Smil's Oil: A Beginner's Guide explains all matters related to the 'black stuff', from its discovery in the earth right through to the controversy that surrounds it today.

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